My name is …
Illustration by Andy Friedman
Dom Streater. It’s short for Dominique. Growing up, I had myriad nicknames: Domo, Domino, Domino Brown Sugar, Dom. And Dom was the one that stuck.
I am a … fashion and textile designer.
My childhood home was at … 58th and Chestnut in West Philadelphia.
These days, I live in … Francisville. At least, I think that’s what it’s called. There are new names for these neighborhoods every day. But I’m near 15th and Poplar.
My most closely guarded beauty secret is … coconut oil. I use it all over. It’s like nature’s miracle. Read more »
Last night, Project Runway winner and Philly native Dom Streater unveiled her spring/summer 2014 capsule collection at Knit Wit in Rittenhouse. The collection featured the bold patterns and wearable silhouettes that we’ve come to expect from the young designer, all rendered in a lightweight silky faille material (otherwise known as polyester).
See the collection here.
Philly native and Moore College of Art & Design grad, Dom Streater, stole the show on October 17th with her Project Runway win. The 24-year-old former hostess was a competitor from the get-go, favoring retro-cum-feminine pieces that caught the eye of Heidi Klum—as well as her fellow contestants. Shoppist got a chance to talk to Streater today about what happened behind the scenes (think people warring over sewing machines), Tim Gunn’s god-like presence, and her fall/winter ’14 collection.
Oh, and Samuel L. Jackson.
You know you’re curious.